EU Council President Spokesperson Barend Leyts, in his post on his Twitter account, announced that EU leaders agreed to extend sanctions against Russia.
At #EUCO agreement on conclusions EU-US relations and the roll over of the sanctions against Russia.
– Barend Leyts (@BarendLeyts) December 10, 2020
Sanctions against 2 Russian officials and 1 military unit from the EU
The EU decided to sanction some Russian and Crimean politicians and officials on March 17, 2014, in the context of events in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.
After the referendum in Crimea, the sanctions list was expanded. After July 2014, the EU passed from point sanctions against certain individuals and companies to sanctions against economic sectors.
Russia sanction retaliation to the EU
Source: News Global